Synonyms and Antonyms of explore

  1. 1 to search through or into communities must explore new ways of raising money for their cultural institutions Synonyms delve (into), dig (into), examine, inquire (into), investigate, look (into), probe, research Related Words inspect, sift, study, view; browse, cruise, peruse, scan, skim (through), surf, thumb (through); coinvestigate, reinvestigate Phrases check into, check up on

  2. 2 to go into or range over for purposes of discovery we must continue to explore the depths of the ocean Synonyms hunt, probe, prospect, search, skirr Related Words reconnoiter (or reconnoitre), scout; disclose, discover, reveal, unearth; fathom, plumb, sound

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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